Victims Great Dane Shot and Killed during Home Invasion

PONTIAC, MI – Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 300 block of W. Yale Avenue at 10:25PM on the report of a Home Invasion.Home Invasion

On October 8th, 2018 upon their arrival, Deputies made contact with the 40-year-old victim who stated that her home had been entered by three unidentified males with guns. The victim also stated all three of the males were wearing masks covering their face. The victim reported that one of the suspects said to her, “Where’s it at”? The victim advised that two of the suspects stayed in the front room with her while the third went down the hall to her bedroom.

The victim had a large Great Dane that appeared to have scared one of the suspects. The suspect appeared to have been scared by the dog then shot the animal one time.

The two suspects in the front room fled the residence using the front door. The third suspect pushed out the air conditioning unit in her bedroom and fled the residence by climbing out of the window.

The homeowner along with a 22 year-old man and 24-year-old man were not injured.

The Great Dane was transported to a 24 hour Emergency Veterinary Clinic where he was later euthanized due to his injuries.

An OCSO K-9 Unit arrived at the scene and began to track the suspects but were unable to locate any of them. The incident remains under investigation.  Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP. There is a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and you will remain anonymous.

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